20 reasons Press Democrat readers gave for moving to Texas from Sonoma County

The Lone Star State is the most popular destination for Californians who move out of state. We asked people who made the move from Sonoma County why they did it.|

It's no secret that Northern Californians and residents of the Lone Star State don't always see eye to eye.

But, because of traffic, housing and affordability, many North Bay residents are abandoning their California homes and moving South.

These Sonoma County natives packed their bags and pulled on their cowboy boots when they moved across the country to Texas. Click through the gallery above to learn why.

Know another ex-Californian who took the plunge? Tell us why they moved in the comments.

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